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  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Discover Hungary’s famously hearty cuisine on a 3-hour food tour of Budapest! Led by a food-loving local guide, the tour includes several samples of the capital’s tastiest treats like locally cured salami, freshwater fish and award-winning chocolate. Learn about Hungary’s meat-heavy reputation while browsing the wares at Budapest Central Market Hall; enjoy a bowl of Hungarian goulash (meat stew with paprika); and see top city sights like the Great Synagogue and Andrássy Avenue.

Highlights

  • 3-hour Budapest food tour including the Central Market Hall, Central Pest and the Jewish quarter
  • Learn about Hungarian cuisine from a local guide, passionate about food
  • Sample salami, sausage, freshwater fish and award-winning chocolate
  • Visit Budapest Central Market Hall and a retro bar to enjoy a spritzer
  • Stop for photos next to the Great Synagogue and try some local Jewish specialties
  • Enjoy a bowl of Hungarian goulash near St Stephen’s Cathedral

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A must-do tour for all foodies and for those who want to get a real taste for the Hungarian culture!

What You Can Expect

Budapest Food Walking Tour

Enjoy Hungarian delicacies on your Budapest food tour!

Meet your guide in Budapest’s Central Market Hall – a legendary landmark that’s more than 100 years old. Loved by locals and visitors alike, the hall is an institution in Budapest, selling specialty produce from all over Hungary. Browse the stalls, sample slices of locally cured salami and sausage, and learn about Budapest’s ever-intriguing food scene.

While still using enough meat to make vegetarians weep, Hungarian cuisine – in Budapest at least – has more to it than meets the eye. Seasonal vegetables play a starring role in many of the capital’s kitchens, and classic dishes like palatschinke (stuffed pancakes) are often filled with ripe cheeses or sauerkraut. Embrace the local love for freshwater fish by sampling specialties in a side-walk café, and then try chocolates from an award-winning chocolate factory in Central Pest.

Wash down the tasty treats with a Hungarian spritzer in a retro café while discussing the different drinks that feature in many Budapest bars. Work off the food with a walk to the city’s historical Jewish quarter (often called Elizabeth Town or district VII) and then stop for photos next to the Great Synagogue, an impressive place of worship tucked away between the neighborhood’s kosher bakeries and cake shops. Sample some of the local Jewish fare and then stroll back toward the center of town.

Cross Andrássy Avenue, an elegant UNESCO World Heritage-listed street, and then finish in an authentic restaurant near St Stephen Cathedral, enjoying your tour’s pièce de résistance: a bowl of hearty Hungarian goulash and dumplings.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

By far the best tour I've done with Viator! Andrea was outstanding and we not only tried traditional foods but also some newer foods like chocolate s from up and coming places. Along the way we got a fantastic history lesson of life in Budapest under Nazi and Communist regimes. Highly recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Love it. Well worth the money

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